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Verb: cut short  kút short
  1. Interrupt before its natural or planned end
    "We had to cut short our vacation";
    - break short, break off
     
  2. Cause to end earlier than intended
     
  3. Make shorter as if by cutting off
    "cut short a word";
    - truncate
     
  4. Terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent
    "My speech was cut short";
    - clip, curtail

Derived forms: cuts short, cutting short, cut short

Type of: break, disrupt, interrupt, shorten